The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) will be holding the next in its series of regional Continuing Professional Development (CPD) seminars in Perth, Scotland on April 25, 2018. The free-to-attend seminar aims to improve awareness of passive fire protection and help delegates to understand the vital role of compartmentation in maintaining fire safety in buildings.
Arranged in collaboration with Aviva Insurance and Local Authority Building Standards Scotland, Understanding Passive Fire Protection provides an introduction to the types of passive fire protection systems found in buildings and explains the importance of the correct specification, installation and maintenance of all such systems.
Presentations from technical experts from across the fire sector will cover all aspects of in-built fire protection, including fire doors and hardware; fire-resistant glazing; fire ducts and dampers; structural fire protection; fire curtains; and firestopping.
The event will also feature an update on the Scottish Government response to Grenfell from Colin Hird MRICS, MIFireE, head of Fire, Structure and Certification within the Building Standards Division of the Scottish government.
The seminar will start with breakfast at 8.45am and close at 12.45. Delegates will also have the opportunity to discuss their queries with passive fire protection specialists, including manufacturer and installer members of the ASFP who will be exhibiting at the event.
The seminar is suitable for anyone who is responsible for specifying or inspecting passive fire protection or those appointing trades that could cause damage to existing fire protection in the process of their work. It should particularly appeal to fire risk assessors, duty holders, facilities managers, care home providers, local authorities, building control officers, approved inspectors, insurance surveyors and fire service officers.